When Democracy Stumbles

Gallup polls say, 65% of Americans think our democracy is headed the wrong way. Minister Emeritus, Dennis McCarty, observes that this is nothing new. Democracy does sometimes lose its groundedness. The Sunday before Memorial Day, he will examine a previous stumble, 1950’s “McCarthyism” and the rise and fall of Senator Joseph McCarthy himself, to seek insights for our time.

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